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Re: HTML imports in Firefox

From: Brendan Eich <brendan@secure.meer.net>
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:41:30 -0800
Message-ID: <548F71AA.9050105@secure.meer.net>
To: Ashley Gullen <ashley@scirra.com>
CC: public-webapps@w3.org


Ashley Gullen wrote:
> On 15 December 2014 at 19:09, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu 
> <mailto:bzbarsky@mit.edu>> wrote:
>
>
>     But more to the point, we're not shipping imports because we've
>     gotten feedback from a number of people that imports are not
>     solving the problems they actually need solved.  We'd prefer to
>     not ship imports and then need to ship yet another HTML import
>     system that solves those problems.
>
>
> Well, imports work better for us than Javascript modules, for the 
> reasons I gave. I hadn't given any feedback because everything looked 
> great with HTML imports and I was simply waiting for it to arrive in 
> browsers. Maybe the process biases feedback towards the negative?

No, rather a Chrome-only writte-in-C++  "specification by 
implementation" is, however nice you find it, underspecified.

> I guess you never hear the chorus of "cool, can't wait!" from everyone 
> looking forwards to it?

Let's work through interop issues with the polyfill, first, please.

/be
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